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executive assistant (mental health peer)

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NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network

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executive assistant / Mental health advocate

Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP, COAPS is on executive team of the
Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community, active with the Southeast Recovery Learning Community,
director of Opening Doors to the Arts, and the President Emeritus of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Boston Peer Support and Advocacy Network (PSAN).
See www.mbrlc.org www.southeastrlc.org https://namiboston.org/people-living-mental-illness/ www.openingdoorstothearts.org

Mr. Trachtman is a nationally rocognized mental health advocate
who presents frequently at national conferences on topics including
restraint and seclusion, recovery learning communities, alternatives to
hospitals including warmlines and peer-run respites, solitary confinement, managed
care and entrepreneurship for people with disabilities.

Mr. Trachtman is willing to train a person with lived experience with mental illness
to become a mental health advocate while working as his executive assistant.

Responsibilities include:

An opportunity to learn and grow in the peer support community.

Frequent attendance at important meetings where decisions about people with mental health issues
are made and an opportunity to attend relevant conferences.

Requirements include:

Someone who is organized and focused and can provide administrative support.

Questions? Please call (781) 642-0368.


Please email resume and cover letter to:
hdt@mbrlc.org

Or send via postal mail to:

Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP, COAPS
Opening Doors to the Arts c/o NAMI
776 Main Street #541481
Waltham, MA 02454-5448

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About NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network

Location:

Plaza Level - Lindemann, 25 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, US

Mission Statement

NAMI GB CAN (NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network) provides support, education and advocacy. We are a grassroots organization of people with lived experience of mental health treatment (Peers). We are an affiliate of NAMI-MASS (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts). We are dedicated to eliminating the stigma and discrimination of those labeled with mental illness.

NAMI is known as the "Nation's Voice on Mental Illness" and we at GB-CAN believe that this voice must be recovery-oriented and value the lived experience of Peers.

Our website is www.namigbcan.org

Description

NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network (NAMI GBCAN) www.namigbcan.org is an
affilliate of NAMI Massachusetts (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts). While anyone is welcome
to join or volunteer, most of our active members have lived experience with mental health treatment.

We are dedicated to eliminating the stigma and discrimination of those labeled with mental illness,
fighting for rights and helping people become employed. Our pillars of advocacy are
support, education and advocacy. We do much advocacy work by going to the state house
and serving on boards and committees. NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network (NAMI GBCAN) www.namigbcan.org is an
affilliate of NAMI Massachusetts (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts). While anyone is welcome
to join, most of our active members have lived experience with mental health treatment.

We are dedicated to eliminating the stigma and discrimination of those labeled with mental illness,
fighting for rights and helping people become employed. Our pillars of advocacy are
support, education and advocacy. We do much advocacy work by going to the state house
and serving on boards and committees. By affiliating with NAMI we have access to the NAMI Connection
support group model, the In Our Own Voice speakers program and more. As NAMI is known as the
"Nation's Voice on Mental Illness" we at NAMI GBCAN want this voice to be recovery-oriented and
value the lived experience of our peers.

We are an partner of the Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community www.mbrlc.org
and help staff the Hope Recovery Center www.hoperlc.org

We also help people navigate the mental health system and provide numerous social activities
for our members.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Executive Admin
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • there are several standing meetings and others that are not on a regular schedule

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